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Record Number: 18360


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have myself read his [Kant's] works, and I think nothing can be more lucid than his style, or more easy to be understood'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Charlotte Bury

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

18 Feb 1775

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Lady-in-waiting

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Immanuel Kant

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18360

Source:

Print

Author:

Charlotte Bury

Editor:

A. Francis Steuart

Title:

Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

I

Page:

294

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), I, p. 294, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18360, accessed: 21 February 2024


Additional Comments:

date of reading and of journal entry (while she was in Lyons) unclear - the latter 1814 or 1815

   
   
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